Town of Hempstead



Town Officials

Responsibilities:

The Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of town government. She presides at all Town Board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body. The Supervisor also oversees the day-to-day operations of a municipal government of 24 departments, employing just under 2,000 people, and providing services to over 760,000 residents. As the Chief Financial Officer of the township, the Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of the town's budget.


Town of Hempstead
Council Members

Responsibilities:

Council members are responsible for adopting the annual budget, adopting and amending the town code and the building zone ordinances, adopting all traffic regulations, and hearing applications for changes of zone and special exceptions to zoning codes.

Each council member maintains an office in Hempstead Town Hall, located at One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.


Responsibilities:

The Town Clerk's Office maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. It records town ordinances, local laws, personnel actions, petitions, proof of publication, annual budgets, assessment rolls, fiscal reports, notice of liens, subpoena and court actions, bond and note registers, zoning ordinances and maps. As town registrar, the office keeps birth and death records, issues birth, death and fetal certificates, burial permits, conducts genealogical searches, and issues marriage licenses and various permits. Additionally, the Town Clerk's office performs wedding ceremonies. The office processes applications for rezoning, public garages, modification of restrictive covenants, gasoline storage tanks, and GSS ordinances. The clerk is also the custodian of town records dating back to 1644 and maintains an inactive records center and historical archive.


Responsibilities:

The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Receiver of Taxes. This office collects taxes for 99 special districts and 33 school districts, and disburses the monies to school district treasures without charge. Its other functions include billing and collection processes, encompassing complete banking, record maintenance, mail and accounting functions. The department also collects, free of charge, Nassau County taxes on properties within the town borders.


Redacted Financial Disclosures

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Demographics

Information provided by ClearGov

Cleargov-population
Population
768,708
Cleargov-house
Median Home Value
$411,700
44%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-income
Median Household Income
$97,034
60%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN

* Data source: 2016 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.


Events

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Ongoing Events

Date Range Event
06/19/2018 - 06/19/2019 Fast Forward Fridays
07/01/2018 - 12/12/2018 Taxpayer's Seminars | Fall 2018
08/23/2018 - 09/27/2018 Town Clerk - Child Safety / Senior ID / Passport Informational Events | September
09/19/2018 - 09/23/2018 Family Festival by the Sea

Town Agenda

Today (09/23/2018)

Recreation

2018-09-23

Family Festival by the Sea

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Billboard Live - 70’s Rock-N-Roll
12 - 1:30 p.m.
That 70’s Band - Music of the 70’s til today
3 - 4:30 p.m.
Jerome "City" Smith
5:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Lido Beach Town Park, Lido Beach

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This Week (09/23 - 09/30)

Recreation

2018-09-23

Family Festival by the Sea

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Billboard Live - 70’s Rock-N-Roll
12 - 1:30 p.m.
That 70’s Band - Music of the 70’s til today
3 - 4:30 p.m.
Jerome "City" Smith
5:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Lido Beach Town Park, Lido Beach

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Town Resources

2018-09-24

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Town Clerk

2018-09-25

Passport RV Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM
East Meadow Public Library- 1886 Front Street
East Meadow, NY 11554

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-09-25

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Island Park Library
176 Long Beach Rd., Island Park

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Building & Zoning

2018-09-26

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Town Clerk

2018-09-26

Passport RV Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM
Oceanside Library- 30 Davison Ave
Oceanside, NY 11572

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-09-27

Taxpayer's Seminars

6:30 PM
East Rockaway Library
477 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway

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This Month (September 2018)

Town Wide

2018-09-03

Holiday

Town Hall closed in observance of Labor Day.


Receiver of Taxes

2018-09-04

Tax Exemption Filing Period Begins

Filing period begins for Tax Exemption applications at Nassau County Department of Assessment.

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Town Board

2018-09-04

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Building & Zoning

2018-09-05

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Town Clerk

2018-09-06

Senior ID Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM
East Rockaway Public Library- 477 Atlantic Ave
East Rockaway, NY 11518

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-09-06

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Valley Stream Village Hall
123 S. Central Ave, Valley Stream

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Town Wide

2018-09-08

2018 Triathlon

8:00 AM
Town Park, Point Lookout

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Town Wide

2018-09-11

9-11 Memorial Service

7:30 AM
Town Park Point Lookout
Lido Boulevard, Point Lookout, NY

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Building & Zoning

2018-09-12

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Town Clerk

2018-09-12

Senior ID Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM
Island Trees Public Library- 38 Farmedge Rd
Levittown, NY 11756

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Town Clerk

2018-09-12

Passport RV Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM
Henry Waldinger Memorial Library- 60 Verona Pl
Valley Stream, NY 11582

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-09-12

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Lynbrook Library
56 Eldert St., Lynbrook

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Town Resources

2018-09-12

Civil Service Commission Meeting

9:30 AM

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Town Wide

2018-09-16

International Coastal Cleanup

10:00 AM
Point Lookout, Town Park
1300 Lido Blvd, Point Lookout, NY 11569

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Town Board

2018-09-20

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Recreation

2018-09-21

Family Festival by the Sea

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Generations - Music of the Decades
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Journey Tribute - Any Way You Want It
8 - 9:30 p.m.
Lido Beach Town Park, Lido Beach

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Recreation

2018-09-22

Family Festival by the Sea

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
45 RPM - Performing the songs no other band dares perform!
12 - 1 p.m.
45 RPM - Performing the songs no other band dares perform!
2 - 3:15 p.m.
Decadia - Songs from the 80’s
5 - 6:30 p.m.
Beyond Fab - Beatles Tribute
8 - 9:30 p.m.
Lido Beach Town Park, Lido Beach

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Recreation

2018-09-23

Family Festival by the Sea

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Billboard Live - 70’s Rock-N-Roll
12 - 1:30 p.m.
That 70’s Band - Music of the 70’s til today
3 - 4:30 p.m.
Jerome "City" Smith
5:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Lido Beach Town Park, Lido Beach

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Town Resources

2018-09-24

TVASNAC Meeting

7 PM
Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington Street, Hempstead

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Town Clerk

2018-09-25

Passport RV Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM
East Meadow Public Library- 1886 Front Street
East Meadow, NY 11554

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-09-25

Taxpayer's Seminars

7:00 PM
Island Park Library
176 Long Beach Rd., Island Park

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Building & Zoning

2018-09-26

Board of Appeals

TIME TBD
Hempstead Town Hall, Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

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Town Clerk

2018-09-26

Passport RV Event

10:00AM - 12:00PM
Oceanside Library- 30 Davison Ave
Oceanside, NY 11572

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Receiver of Taxes

2018-09-27

Taxpayer's Seminars

6:30 PM
East Rockaway Library
477 Atlantic Ave., East Rockaway

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Helpline

(516) 489 - 6000

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

After hours, please contact the Department of Public Saftey at (516) 538 - 1900

The Helpline is a service designed for residents seeking information and assistance from town government. The Helpline will quickly and accurately provide answers to the many questions residents may have regarding the wide range of municipal services available to them.

Town of Hempstead Helpline